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How Has Canon Law Changed on Fasting Before Communion?

Q: What, if anything, does canon law say about fasting before receiving Holy Communion? It used to be that you had to fast since midnight of the night before; then it was three hours before, then one hour before, and … Continue reading

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Are Catholics Supposed to Abstain from Meat Every Friday?

Q: Are we Catholics still supposed to be abstaining from meat on Fridays? Or has this definitely been done away with?  –Vince A: Lent has just begun, and we Catholics are well aware of the obligation to abstain from meat … Continue reading

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